Man injured after being hit by bus on Princes Street

A man is being treated for head injuries after being hit by a bus on Princes Street this afternoon.

Wednesday, 4th January 2017, 1:48 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:02 pm
It is understood the incident happened near the junction with Frederick Street. Picture; Google maps

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It is understood the incident happened in the area of the road’s junction with Frederick Street.

Paramedics were called to the scene at about 1.40pm and an ambulance arrived within six minutes.

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A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said a man was being treated for head injuries and that paramedics had attended the scene.

Police say the pedestrian was 49 and that the man sustained minor injuries that were not life threatening.

He has been taken to the ERI for treatment.

Early reports suggest a Lothian Bus was involved in the incident.

The Frederick Street side was closed for an hour but now re-opened.